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Common Warehouse Management Problems Solved with Dynamics 365 Business Central 

by Power Learn Academy
10 minutes read

Diving deep into the dynamic realm of logistics and supply chains, it’s clear – managing a warehouse is no walk in the park. Between the balancing act of inventory levels and the dance of order fulfillment, businesses are constantly in a whirlwind. Enter Dynamics 365 Business Central (BC) – a tech marvel crafted to easily handle these challenges. 

Here’s How Business Central Redefines Warehouse Management

Business Central gives you complete control over your inventory.
  • Inventory Precision and Timely Inventory Refills: At the heart of seamless warehouse management lies the art of syncing inventory with real-time updates. Business Central shines brightly here, offering a real-time peek into stock tales. The upshot? Dodging those sneaky pitfalls of overstocking or running dry. 
  • Swift Order Picking: Time is of the essence, especially when fulfilling those eager customer orders. Nifty features like batch picking (picking like items for multiple orders) and wave picking (collecting items with similar features) provide results that are fast and efficient. Your customers’ orders will be making their way faster than ever. 
  • Track It All: In today’s world, missing a beat in quality isn’t an option. A bird’s-eye view of your inventory’s journey – from its first step to its grand delivery, ensures your quality checks are always on point. 
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Valuing Inventory: BC’s adaptability is its charm. With a gamut of inventory valuation methods available – FIFO (First In, First Out), LIFO (Last In, First Out), or weighted average, for instance – you can pick what works best with your unique business processes. 

Never be left in the dark about your inventory quantity.
  • Ace the Space: Navigate the intricacies of warehouse organization with insightful bin and location management features. Organize, allocate, and manage spaces seamlessly, ensuring each item finds its perfect spot. 
  • Efficient Cross-Docking: For the businesses that are always on the move, BC unveils the beauty of cross-docking. Cross-docking cuts out the need for storage by efficiently managing inbound tasks directly to the shipment area. Enjoy the seamless dance of goods from receiving to shipping, trimming down those pesky handling times and costs. Bill does . 
  • Smooth Returns: Let’s face it, returns are part of the game. But with Business Central, they don’t have to be a chore. Streamline the entire returns odyssey, from the first inspection to the final restock, ensuring smiles all around. 
  • Barcode Wonders: In our tech-driven era, barcode scanning is no less than magic. Integration with barcode devices ensures that every pick, receive, and count is swift and spot-on. 


Don’t let these common management problems keep you from soaring. Instead, transform your warehouse challenges into steppingstones for success. Find out more about this ultimate, all-in-one business management solution, or connect with our BC experts with specific questions.